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July 2013

Vodafone: Respecting Human Rights in the Digital World

Vodafone, the world's second-largest mobile operator, engaged BSR to help align its human rights strategy with the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.

#Human Rights #Information and Communications Technology

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May 2013

Telefónica: Assessing Human Rights Risks and Opportunities

BSR worked with the Spanish telecommunications company Telefónica to assess its human rights impacts, risks, and opportunities in each of its 16 operating regions.

#Human Rights #Information and Communications Technology

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October 2012

CTIA: Outlining How Wireless Technology Drives Sustainability

CTIA—The Wireless Association commissioned BSR to investigate the benefits of wireless technology for the environment and society and to provide insights on the risks and challenges of widespread adoption.

#Information and Communications Technology

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June 2011

Leading Business Action on Conflict Minerals

In the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), where armed conflict has claimed more than 5.4 million lives over the past 15 years, militant groups controlling most of the region's mines use the trade in tin, tantalum, tungsten, and gold as important sources of funding. At the same time, this trade—which feeds into complex supply chains for products ranging from cell phones and cutting tools to jet engines and jewelry—is an important source of income for a million people in the region.

#Conflict Minerals #Energy and Extractives #Information and Communications Technology

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June 2010

Alcatel-Lucent’s CSR Council Embeds Sustainability Into Core Strategy

#Information and Communications Technology #Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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June 2009

Achieving Global eSustainability

#Information and Communications Technology

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June 2009

Shenzhen’s ICT Sector Strives for Social and Environmental Leadership

#Information and Communications Technology #Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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June 2009

IBM Supports Small Businesses in Emerging Economies

#Information and Communications Technology

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June 2009

China Mobile: Advancing Corporate Responsibility Reporting

#Information and Communications Technology #Stakeholder Engagement #Sustainability Management

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